# continued fraction

### noun Mathematics.

a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction whose denominator contains a fraction, and so on.

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TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT## Origin of continued fraction

First recorded in 1860–65

## Words nearby continued fraction

continuator, continue, continued, continued education, continued fever, continued fraction, continued proportion, continuing resolution, continuity, continuity announcer, continuity equation

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## British Dictionary definitions for continued fraction

continued fraction

### noun

a number plus a fraction whose denominator contains a number and a fraction whose denominator contains a number and a fraction, and so on

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